BACKED by thirty-three years of proven breeding the success of beef producers in southern New South Wales and Victoria’s high country continue to promote the strength of Irelands Angus genetics.
The Ireland family offered and sold 55 2015-drop bulls at the autumn on-property sale, Book Book, for an average price of $7200 reaching a top of $32000.
Corey Ireland’s focus of stacking pedigrees with generations of actual performers is proving successful with numerous clients hitting it out of the park on rock solid Irelands Angus genetics.
Testament to this is Henk and Helma Van Den Heuvel, they established their Greendale Hills Estate, Greendale, a small elite nucleus of Angus females in 2003 on Irelands genetics and returned in 2017 to purchase the top price bull Irelands Locksley L110 a Irelands Hierachy H152 for $32000.
With powerhouse females such as Irelands Pleasure C4 mother of Galaxy G43, full sister to Fletcher F1 Irelands Wagoona H344, and Irelands Vicky E19 daughter of Irelands matron Vicky Z15, the Van Den Heuvel’s were looking for the next dimension to add to their dynamic Angus nucleus.
Coming from the mighty Dream cow family that need to introduction to the Angus breed, and sired by H152 who brings calving ease, softness, length and thickness there was no going past L110 for mr Van Den Heuvel.
The second top price of $11000 was reached on three occasions M & H Auchinleek, Towong, Victoria, purchased Irelands Late Cut to Lords L236 a Irelands Four O Eight son.
Irelands Lowe L162 was snapped up by Gippsland prodcuer Shaun Beasley, Lindenow South, Vic, a Hierarchy H152.
While Glengarry Pastoral Trust, “Glengarry”, Sandigo, also purchased a Hierarchy H152 son in Irelands Luka L167.
Coleambally producers Panorama Park Family Trust, were the volume buyers purchasing five bulls at a $6100 average.
Alabama Pastoral Company, Book Book secured four bulls to average $7125.
While Brookville Angus, Swifts Creek, Vic, averaged $7000 for their three.
Irelands also offered 350 commercial females with point of calving two year old heifers reaching $1880 and averaging $1669.
Spring Calving PTIC heifers topped at $1510 and averaged $1489, and unjoined heifers reached $1210 with a $1137 average.
The sale was conducted by Landmark and Elders in conjunction with Kevin Norris and Ross Milne the auctioneers.